Funeral services were held Wednesday for N. LaVerl Christensen, former editor of the Provo Daily Herald newspaper. Mr. Christensen died May 6, 1989, at age 75.

Mr. Christensen worked in Utah's newspaper industry for 45 years and also was a columnist for the Scripps League newspaper chain. He also served on the Snow Junior College Institutional Council and received the school's distinguished alumnus award in 1985.The native of Hinckley, Millard County, is survived by his wife, Faye, and their two daughters.